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August 2nd, 2012 at 11:45:22 AM permalink
Quote: buzzpaff

Remember when there were no toys inside the cereal bok. But you could cut something on the back of the box to make a cardboard toy. LOL


Somewhere in my collection is a cereal box 45rpm record. It warped with age, but when attached to another record to keep it flat, it plays fine.




Hmmm.... Remember when music came on vinyl records?
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August 2nd, 2012 at 11:49:29 AM permalink
Quote: DJTeddyBear

Hmmm.... Remember when music came on vinyl records?

Any guesses as to how many grooves were on the longest LP record I ever had?
Two, one on each side. They just went round and round and round....
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August 2nd, 2012 at 11:56:16 AM permalink
Quote: AZDuffman


Frosted Flakes were "Sugar Frosted Flakes"
Golden Crisp was "Sugar Crisp" and Golden Bear was "Sugar Bear"
Smack was "Sugar Smaks"
.



Here's where I'm at: I had no idea they changed.
I haven't eaten kids cereal since I was a kid. I
stopped eating sugar entirely in 1973 and haven't
looked back. I know, its in some things, but as a minor
ingredient. I haven't eaten anything where sugar
was one of the first 4 ingredients since 1973. And
yes I mean all of sugars evil clones, and yes I
read the labels on everything.
It does not suck to be me.
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August 2nd, 2012 at 11:58:16 AM permalink
Quote: Doc

To start it up, after turning the key on, you pushed the clutch pedal hard to the floor;



I have 2 manual transmission cars and they
still make you do that to start the car. Its a
safety feature like having to depress the brake
when starting an automatic.
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August 2nd, 2012 at 11:58:41 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

Here's where I'm at: I had no idea they changed.
I haven't eaten kids cereal since I was a kid. I
stopped eating sugar entirely in 1973 and haven't
looked back. I know, its in some things, but as a minor
ingredient. I haven't eaten anything where sugar
was one of the first 4 ingredients since 1973. And
yes I mean all of sugars evil clones, and yes I
read the labels on everything.


Are you in good shape evenbob?I just gave up sugar 3 weeks ago .
The mountain is tall but grass grows on top of the mountain.
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August 2nd, 2012 at 12:02:58 PM permalink
Quote: Doc

He couldn't figure out how to start the thing, and I finally remembered my dad's Studebaker from long before I could drive.



Sometime in the 70s one of my aunts spent the better part of an hour trying to figure out how to turn on the headlights in my mom's Renault R-12. Repeated suggestions from the one sensible person in the car to read the manual were shouted down ever more loudly...
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August 2nd, 2012 at 12:04:38 PM permalink
Quote: Doc

Any guesses as to how many grooves were on the longest LP record I ever had?

Two, one on each side. They just went round and round and round....



Not to be that kind of person but the longest record had two grooves on one side. Depending on where you placed the needle it played two different things. They were overlapped and it was a gimmick.

That was my wiseass answer for the day. Now off to the labor camp. Er. Work.
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August 2nd, 2012 at 12:06:58 PM permalink
Quote: Hunterhill

Are you in good shape evenbob?I just gave up sugar 3 weeks ago .



I went on a non sugar diet in 1972 and lost
40 pounds. I didn't eat sugar for a year. In
1973 I was at a conference and they had
free sugar donuts, so I ate 4 of them like
an idiot. My body wasn't used to sugar
so my pancreas over reacted and dumped
so much insulin into my blood that it made
my blood sugar extremely low and I almost
passed out. I wasn't right for 2 days.

I investigated and found sugar was a new
item in the human diet. It wasn't around much
except as honey, and a few other sweeteners,
until we started getting it from cane and sugar
beets in the 1600's. It has no nutrititional value
at all, none. Its an empty food. What happened
scared me so badly I haven't eaten it since. I
don't even use artificial sweeteners anymore,
all I drink is water, once in awhile I cut the
water with some vodka. But never before 8pm.
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August 2nd, 2012 at 12:46:22 PM permalink
Apart from calories, which is energy, which is some sort of nutritional value....
"Then you can admire the real gambler, who has neither eaten, slept, thought nor lived, he has so smarted under the scourge of his martingale, so suffered on the rack of his desire for a coup at trente-et-quarante" - Honore de Balzac, 1829
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August 2nd, 2012 at 12:53:38 PM permalink
Quote: Doc

Any guesses as to how many grooves were on the longest LP record I ever had?



Remember the skips?

Ever repair a 'skip'? You had to cut a new path past the scratch that was making the needle repeat the same groove section. Meticulous and treacherous too, as you could really screw it up worse.
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August 2nd, 2012 at 12:55:10 PM permalink
Quote: Hunterhill

Are you in good shape evenbob?I just gave up sugar 3 weeks ago .



Technically all carbohydrates are sugars :)
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August 2nd, 2012 at 1:00:06 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

I went on a non sugar diet in 1972 and lost
40 pounds. I didn't eat sugar for a year. In
1973 I was at a conference and they had
free sugar donuts, so I ate 4 of them like
an idiot. My body wasn't used to sugar
so my pancreas over reacted and dumped
so much insulin into my blood that it made
my blood sugar extremely low and I almost
passed out. I wasn't right for 2 days.

I investigated and found sugar was a new
item in the human diet. It wasn't around much
except as honey, and a few other sweeteners,
until we started getting it from cane and sugar
beets in the 1600's. It has no nutrititional value
at all, none. Its an empty food. What happened
scared me so badly I haven't eaten it since. I
don't even use artificial sweeteners anymore,
all I drink is water, once in awhile I cut the
water with some vodka. But never before 8pm.



April 23 2010 for me. Best thing I ever did for myself. Figured out that all those times I thought I was hungry, in reality, my body was just craving sugar. Like Bob, I read every single label.
Stupid is a choice
odiousgambit
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August 2nd, 2012 at 1:05:35 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

I have 2 manual transmission cars and they
still make you do that to start the car. Its a
safety feature like having to depress the brake
when starting an automatic.



I had a K-car that had manual transmission. Bought it used from someone who ordered it that way custom I guess. The car was improved dramatically by losing all the weight that automatic meant [I checked those out, ugh.]

You didn't have to press the clutch to start the car, but of course if you had it in gear that didnt work too good! It saved my bacon maybe once, though: One night I piled into a pool of standing water I couldnt see and it was so deep it stopped me cold. With all the water the car wouldnt start again. I was scared the next car coming would plow into me, so I put it into first gear and the starter was strong enough to move me slowly out of the water. To my surprise, once I was nearly out the engine caught then and I was on my way, not all cylinders seeming to work at first. But I was glad the safety nazis hadn't robbed me of that option!!
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August 2nd, 2012 at 1:19:29 PM permalink
Quote: Nareed

Technically all carbohydrates are sugars :)



No, carbs are converted to sugar, some slower and
some faster. Eating sugar serves no purpose, it just
makes things taste sweet. Because I don't eat sugar,
things like onions and many raw veggies taste very
sweet to me. I don't eat potatoes or carrots because
they are converted to sugar so quickly by your body.
They say eating a baked potato is almost like eating
a candy bar, as far as your body is concerned.
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August 3rd, 2012 at 4:09:06 AM permalink
Thinking of starting cars, remember when they were harder to start? You could have the most reliable car on the block, and on some mornings it took several tries, seemed like. You had to give it just the right amount of gas. Go back far enough and you wanted to set the choke just right too. And a kid like me would likely screw up and have to hear, "argh! now you flooded the engine!". Then you either had to wait an hour or two for it to dry out, or know how to start a flooded engine.

Today you might start your car with a remote without giving it any gas. In any case you pretty much instantly hear ROAR!. One problem with this in the modern vehicle is, you get no warning that your battery is going until one day you just hear 'click'. There is no more of that in between condition in my experience.

Trivia question: What was the correct way to start a flooded engine?

1] quit giving it any gas at all when you turn the key.
2] give it just a bit of gas.
3] press the accelerator to the floor to give it the max.

Better get it right back then because by now the battery was getting weak!

the correct answer is the non-intuitive #3. The carburetor would sent in pure vapor, not liquid, so by giving it the max the vapor would dry it out around the spark plugs
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August 3rd, 2012 at 7:56:17 AM permalink
Remember this old question ? Your car just stalled on the railroad tracks. You push in the clutch, press down on the gas, and pray.
But you flood the engine. What now ? And no, do not get out of the car yet. The train is a good 40 seconds away !
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August 3rd, 2012 at 8:14:26 AM permalink
As to cars, remember when most cars had a few "tricks" you had to do to use them on a regular basis? You know what I mean, things that gave it "charachter."

For example:

"You have to put 'x' brand gasoline in it because she doesn't like the others"*

"If it doesn't start, pum the gas three times, then wait 10 seconds, then crank, she'll start then!"

And one that my brother told me when his car wouldn't start, my favorite from all time!: "Go outside, put it in neutral and see it the backup lights stick on. If they do that's good, just do (i forget what silly thing) because I have a weird neutral-safety switch on it. But if they don't come on you have to do (I forget what else) because that means (I forget what) is not working."

Yes, we had old, junkers growing up.


* FWIW I know brands of gasoline should not matter. And I did lots of my own work on cars and don't believe hype. But in college I had a LeBaron with 318-Lean Burn engine and it only ran right on BP gasoline. You can believe me or not, but if I put anything else in it she ran terrible and always wanted to stall.
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August 3rd, 2012 at 8:28:01 AM permalink
Quote: AZDuffman

Not to be that kind of person but the longest record had two grooves on one side. Depending on where you placed the needle it played two different things. They were overlapped and it was a gimmick.

That was my wiseass answer for the day. Now off to the labor camp. Er. Work.



I still have that LP somewhere - Monty Python's "Matching Tie and Handkerchief"
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August 3rd, 2012 at 8:42:18 AM permalink
Quote: ddloml

I still have that LP somewhere - Monty Python's "Matching Tie and Handkerchief"



Sounds like a trip to "Gold and Silver Pawn Shop" material.
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August 3rd, 2012 at 8:51:46 AM permalink
Quote: AZDuffman

Sounds like a trip to "Gold and Silver Pawn Shop" material.



You'd get more from a collector than a reseller...
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August 3rd, 2012 at 9:09:44 AM permalink
Quote: thecesspit

You'd get more from a collector than a reseller...



Do like the guy with the thermometor:


1. Go on TV. That item has a decent chance of making it.
2. Negotiate but if you do not get your price, walk.
3. Get to your car before it gets stolen in that neighborhood
4. Put it on eBay the day after the episode airs, title it "Pawn Stars MP Album."
5. Collect, use money to test if dice control works at Riveara.
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August 3rd, 2012 at 9:22:33 AM permalink
It's a smart plan up until point 5, second clause :)

A quick look around suggest a near mint version of the record is on sale for $50. I would guess the full boxed set with the tie set would be worth more if still boxed up and in near mint condition.
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August 3rd, 2012 at 10:46:17 AM permalink
Quote: odiousgambit

Thinking of starting cars, remember when they were harder to start?



I remember my first fuel injected car, I thought
I would cry. Always started in the winter on the
first try.

My dad had a battle plan for starting his cars in
the winter in the 50's and 60's. He used a heating
lamp for a long time, position it at night and plug
it in from the house at 5am. Later on he had a
coolent system heater installed in his 59 Pontiac
Safari that heated up the whole engine. And of
course the inevitable can of Instant Start to drench
the mammoth 4 barrel carb with. The air cleaner
on that 389 had to be 2ft across.

It does not suck to be me.
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August 4th, 2012 at 9:38:51 PM permalink
Here's one everybody will relate to. Remember when
you could call your wife or girlfriend and they had no
idea where you were calling from? When they couldn't
see who it was before they answered? When they
couldn't find out anything about your call history?

Remember when we all thought this was a good idea?
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August 6th, 2012 at 12:54:54 AM permalink
Quote: buzzpaff

Remember this old question ? Your car just stalled on the railroad tracks. You push in the clutch, press down on the gas, and pray.
But you flood the engine. What now ? And no, do not get out of the car yet. The train is a good 40 seconds away !



We never got to hear the answer to this, Buzzpaff
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August 6th, 2012 at 5:42:37 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

Here's one everybody will relate to. Remember when
you could call your wife or girlfriend and they had no
idea where you were calling from? When they couldn't
see who it was before they answered? When they
couldn't find out anything about your call history?

Remember when we all thought this was a good idea?



Thought which was a good idea--having caller ID or not having it?

IIRC, Wizard states than almos all of the "is my boyfriend cheating on me" letters seem to start with the girl checking out the guy's call history.
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August 6th, 2012 at 11:35:48 AM permalink
That we all thought seeing who was calling was a
good idea. And you have to use your cell, when was
the last time you saw a payphone that worked.
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August 6th, 2012 at 11:42:24 AM permalink
Quote: odiousgambit

We never got to hear the answer to this, Buzzpaff




Put the car in first gear, let out the clutch, and grind the starter. It will drag you off the railroad tracks.
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August 6th, 2012 at 11:42:56 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

....when was
the last time you saw a payphone that worked.


I took these pictures at McCarran this past May - a kiosk for 6 pay phones, with only one actual pay phone.

I called it "A Sign Of The Times".

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August 6th, 2012 at 12:14:27 PM permalink
Yup. Payphones are owned by individual small companies,
just like gumball machines and candy machines. You have
to give part of the profit to the place where the coin devices
are located. If there are no profits, you pull the machines.
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August 6th, 2012 at 12:31:15 PM permalink
I came home from Las Vegas on Friday, and visited the Atomic Testing Museum, on Flamingo just east of Paradise. For those of us that remember bomb shelters, duck and cover, etc., it's well worth going to.
I took the tour of the Nevada Nuclear Test Site several years ago. They built houses, railroad bridges and other buildings to see how they would hold up in the nuclear tests. One structure they built was a bomb shelter, and the side facing the blast is twisted rebar with bits of concrete still clinging to the rebar. There is a picture of it in the museum. I'm sure the occupants of the bomb shelter would have been just as dead as those outside of it. My question, though, is how would anyone have known to get into the bomb shelter? I'm sure the Soviets wouldn't have warned us ahead of time so we could get in the shelter.
No wonder I had nightmares about nuclear attacks until I was in my 20's.
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August 6th, 2012 at 12:50:19 PM permalink
Quote: AlanRRT

I came home from Las Vegas on Friday, and visited the Atomic Testing Museum, on Flamingo just east of Paradise. For those of us that remember bomb shelters, duck and cover, etc., it's well worth going to.
I took the tour of the Nevada Nuclear Test Site several years ago. They built houses, railroad bridges and other buildings to see how they would hold up in the nuclear tests. One structure they built was a bomb shelter, and the side facing the blast is twisted rebar with bits of concrete still clinging to the rebar. There is a picture of it in the museum. I'm sure the occupants of the bomb shelter would have been just as dead as those outside of it. My question, though, is how would anyone have known to get into the bomb shelter? I'm sure the Soviets wouldn't have warned us ahead of time so we could get in the shelter.
No wonder I had nightmares about nuclear attacks until I was in my 20's.



CONELRAD. Anyone remember duck and cover?
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August 6th, 2012 at 2:06:12 PM permalink
Quote: 1BB

CONELRAD. Anyone remember duck and cover?



Hiding under our desks and thinking it would save
us. Laughable.
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August 6th, 2012 at 8:15:10 PM permalink
In the 50's we there were no cheap ballpoint pens. They
were around, but they cost as much a $100 in todays
money. We used fountain pens in grade school.

It wasn't until about 1960 that Bic introduced the first
cheap ballpoint for 19 cents. Everybody used them,
it was only pen you saw.

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August 6th, 2012 at 8:27:50 PM permalink
Quote: buzzpaff

Put the car in first gear, let out the clutch, and grind the starter. It will drag you off the railroad tracks.



I actually drove my car, 1964 Impala with 4 speed, like this for a month or so. The clutch pivot broke and I could not find a replacement. I would shut the car off at stoplights and start it up again in first gear. Shifting gears without a clutch, anyone remember that?
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August 6th, 2012 at 8:32:01 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob



It wasn't until about 1960 that Bic introduced the first
cheap ballpoint for 19 cents. Everybody used them,
it was only pen you saw.



What's funny about those bic pens that I remember, is, they'd either dry up, or leak ink in your shirt pocket.
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August 6th, 2012 at 8:33:45 PM permalink
I had a buddy who reverse gear was gone. Sometimes on a dead end street, he would drive on lawns on both sides of the street to turn around. LOL
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August 6th, 2012 at 8:35:08 PM permalink
I remember when enemas were dreaded rubber bags for medical use.

Not the health spa, or fun bags of today.
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August 6th, 2012 at 8:43:44 PM permalink
Quote: rxwine

What's funny about those bic pens that I remember, is, they'd either dry up, or leak ink in your shirt pocket.



They didn't seem to last long. And 19 cents is
$1.50 in todays money.
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August 7th, 2012 at 12:01:04 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

They didn't seem to last long. And 19 cents is $1.50 in todays money.



Back then, even if it was a Bic, you guarded your pen. Certainly they weren't just lying around all over the place like today.
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August 7th, 2012 at 12:09:40 AM permalink
No. Today you can buy 10 Bic's for what 1 cost 50 years
ago. 50 years. Gawd...
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August 7th, 2012 at 4:17:16 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

I remember my first fuel injected car, I thought
I would cry. Always started in the winter on the
first try.

My dad had a battle plan for starting his cars in
the winter in the 50's and 60's. He used a heating
lamp for a long time, position it at night and plug
it in from the house at 5am. Later on he had a
coolent system heater installed in his 59 Pontiac
Safari that heated up the whole engine. And of
course the inevitable can of Instant Start to drench
the mammoth 4 barrel carb with. The air cleaner
on that 389 had to be 2ft across.



I recognized that Pontiac blue engine color right away.

Remember doing your own tune ups? Points,plugs condenser every 15,000 miles. Check the rotor and distributor cap, hook up the timing light and good for another 15,000. Spark plugs were routinely cleaned and replaced.
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August 7th, 2012 at 5:40:04 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

Hiding under our desks and thinking it would save
us. Laughable.

I thought that was so we'd be better positioned to kiss our ass goodbye.
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EvenBob
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August 7th, 2012 at 12:38:49 PM permalink
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Remember doing your own tune ups? Points,plugs condenser every 15,000 miles. Check the rotor and distributor cap, hook up the timing light and good for another 15,000. Spark plugs were routinely cleaned and replaced.



Everybody was a backyard mechanic. You could actually
get at everything on these engines, it was right there in
front of you. The engines now are a nightmare. I always
changed my own oil, there were no oil change places.
Run it up the ramps, drain it, new filter, new oil, 10min
job. And oil was 40 cents a quart.
It does not suck to be me.
EvenBob
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August 10th, 2012 at 2:57:50 PM permalink
I remember how exciting it was to get the new
Sears, Wards, and Spiegel catalogs in the 50's.
First thing I did was check out the womens
underwear section. That was the only 'porn'
we had access too. Sigh..
It does not suck to be me.
rxwine
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August 10th, 2012 at 3:25:15 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

I remember how exciting it was to get the new
Sears, Wards, and Spiegel catalogs in the 50's.
First thing I did was check out the womens
underwear section. That was the only 'porn'
we had access too. Sigh..



While I remember these in the Sears catalog, I can't imagine paying for that rusty piece of nothing on Ebay.
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EvenBob
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August 10th, 2012 at 3:35:14 PM permalink
This is from the latest Sears catalog. Too see this
in 1955 you had to buy a men's mag and hide it
from your wife.

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odiousgambit
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August 11th, 2012 at 2:22:13 AM permalink
Today for some soft porn definitely buy something from Victoria's Secret for your wife/gf. Maybe just some gift certs.

They'll start sending the catalog which will be worth the price of admission, trust me on that.
the next time Dame Fortune toys with your heart, your soul and your wallet, raise your glass and praise her thus: 典hanks for nothing, you cold-hearted, evil, damnable, nefarious, low-life, malicious monster from Hell!   She is, after all, stone deaf. ... Arnold Snyder
ten2win
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August 11th, 2012 at 8:43:16 AM permalink
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I still use these pens at work.

I happened to buy a 10 pack at Walmart a few weeks ago in the Back-to-School section for $1. Black, not blue, though. Do back to schooler's even know what they are?

They are great for when you are making layers of carbonless copy records.

We will be getting an Electronic Medical Record Keeper soon. So eventually the BIC will be going the way of the......
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August 19th, 2012 at 11:50:03 PM permalink
13 X 7 = 28
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